Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ESM 416 Ecosystem Restoration

Ecological theories and principles that guide restoration practices in a variety of ecosystems, including rivers, wetlands, forests, and prairies. Causes of ecosystem degradation, motivations for restoration, and factors that influence success in restoration. Interactions between science, philosophy, engineering, environmental management, policy, and politics in the dynamic world of ecosystem restoration. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ESM 516 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: ESM 335 or Geog 345 or Bi 357 or ESM 321.
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